And Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan swore unto them and to their men, saying, Fear not to serve the Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.
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George Leo Haydock
With you. They might naturally suspect Godolias, and think that the Chaldeans would seize them as soon as they should know of their escape.